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Chief Information Security Advisor

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Date: Dec 30, 2022

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 213665 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Chief Information Security Advisor to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).


General Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Establish a professional working and consultative relationship with the customer, including the C-level for mid-to-large accounts, by developing a core understanding of the unique business needs of the customer and serving in an advisory capacity to CISO-level customer personnel
  • Assume a lead role as an ongoing trusted advisor for large and complex customers
  • Prepare executive communications regarding security technologies, data protection, and business risks
  • Oversee the completion of enterprise information security risk assessments
  • Measure the Security Program’s efficacy, including aggregated industry benchmarking and capability insights
  • Report on the efficacy of the Security Program to the executive team 
  • Participate in developing, maintaining, and reviewing comprehensive information security standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Identify and communicate emerging security trends, threats and regulations that may affect the organization’s security program
  • Provide strategic oversight of internal security teams
  • Oversee the Incident Response Program, including the development of a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Program
  • Identify training and development opportunities for members of the security team
  • Identify training and development opportunities for employees of the organization
  • Collaborate with industry peers to continuously analyze and review new security technologies and practices to stay informed by industry best practice


Required Qualifications:

  • Former CISO or CISO-level experience
  • 10+ years security experience to include:
    • 5+ years of information security consulting experience
    • 2+ years in a business development role for security services solutions
  • Management experience of information security sales-type project(s) of size:  >$1 Million


Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to justify value / business case for information security services solutions
  • Experience leading large multi-disciplinary sales pursuit and/or customer engagement teams in a matrix environment
  • Ability to identify issues/roadblocks and proactively identify solutions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with experience communicating at the C Level
  • Demonstrated adaptability
  • Very strong English language writing skills
  • Readiness to travel up to 50%





About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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